Pauline Ferrand-Prévot, first gravel world champion in historical past

Pauline Ferrand-Prévot, first gravel world champion in historical past

No world title escapes him this season. Pauline Ferrand-Prévot grew to become, Saturday, October 8 in Veneto (Italy), the primary gravel world champion in historical past (self-discipline which consists of driving primarily on unpaved roads). She merely gained the fourth world title of her season in all disciplines.

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Already cross-country and short-track mountain bike world champion on the finish of August in Les Will get and marathon world champion in September in Denmark, the Frenchwoman beat the Swiss Sina Frei and the Italian Chiara Teocchi after 139.2 kilometers of racing between Vicenza and Cittadella. “I knew the beginning was harder and technical so I made positive to remain up entrance after which encourage others to trip with me”she commented after the end.

The race rapidly settled when a gaggle of 5 riders broke away. The Rémoise lastly beat her greatest competitor, Sina Frei, additionally from cyclo-cross, within the dash.

The lads’s race will happen on Sunday October 9 with Dutchman Mathieu van der Poel as headliner, who has not appeared within the race since his altercation with teenage women on the sidelines of the Worlds on the finish of September in Australia.

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